Video: Libya Detains 600 Migrants as Europe Struggles with Tragedies

 

 

Libya Detains 600 Migrants as Europe Struggles with Tragedies

 

 

Libya said on Tuesday it had stopped several boats packed with migrants since this weekend's shipwreck disaster, and that it was detaining more than 600 Africans who were hoping to reach Europe.

 

Libya was thrown into chaos following the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and has become a major hub for migrants heading to Italy on rickety boats.

 

The Mediterranean shipwreck that killed 800 migrants this weekend has sent shockwaves across Europe. Protesters gathered in front of the Italian Parliament.

 

Libya Detains 600 Migrants as Europe Struggles with Tragedies

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